ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — A newspaper in Anderson says it has put its building for sale and plans to get more modern office space closer to downtown.
UT-Knoxville professor to unseal moon rocks
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — For the first time since they were collected during the Apollo 17 mission, several samples of moon rocks will be opened and examined this summer.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee will host Troy as one of its four nonconference games in the 2020 season.
Officials from both schools announced Thursday that Troy would be playing...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fire investigators in Tennessee have concluded that a backfiring forklift caused a recycling center fire that resulted in evacuations and took two days to...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The FBI says its Internet Crime Complaint Center reports victims of internet scams in Tennessee lost more than $28 million last year.
NEW MARKET, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities in Tennessee say a police officer has been arrested and charged with trying to have sex with a child.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Board of Trustees has approved the selection of Donde (DON-dee) Plowman as chancellor for the university's Knoxville campus.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Firefighters in Tennessee have evacuated about 70 homes near a fire at a recycling center.
News outlets said thick black smoke was spewing from the Fort Loudon Waste...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The next University of Tennessee at Knoxville chancellor is set to be the highest paid chancellor in the school's history, with a base salary of $600,000.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Winners of the Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors contest were announced Saturday evening.
Dozens of AP-member broadcasters and newspapers from...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee has picked University of Nebraska-Lincoln official Donde (DON-dee) Plowman to become the flagship Knoxville campus' next chancellor.
Moon rocks to be studied at University of Tennessee
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A professor at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville will help analyze moon rocks collected decades ago and never before opened.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An ongoing fight over using public dollars to pay for private school tuition turned tense Tuesday, as a key Tennessee House vote didn't get officially tallied for 40...
Plenty of coaching changes around SEC during offseason
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — There has been plenty of coaching turnover in the Southeastern Conference this offseason, just not involving any head coaches.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man wanted in a fatal shooting in Georgia is now accused of shooting a 2-year-old girl in Tennessee and then crashing a car into a teen while fleeing police.
Barnes says buyout likely kept him from taking UCLA job
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes believes he would be settling in as UCLA's coach right about now if buyout negotiations hadn't broken down.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Democratic Tennessee lawmaker on Thursday announced he is resigning from his leadership position after a House ethics panel concluded he violated the General Assembly's...
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee at Knoxville has named four finalists to become the new chancellor at the flagship campus.
Tennessee announces Barnes will be back next season
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes will be back with the Volunteers next season.
Volunteers athletic director Phillip Fulmer issued a statement Monday night saying "I'm...
DALLAS (AP) — A United Express flight was cut short when screens in the cockpit began going dark.
The flight Thursday from Knoxville, Tennessee, to Houston made an unscheduled landing...
Chaney eager to give Tennessee offense physical style
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee offensive coordinator Jim Chaney believes he knows the biggest way in which he's adjusted his philosophy since the last time he worked here.
Nashville panel OKs new voting machines with paper trail
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville election panel has given approval to buy voting machines that create a paper trail of votes.
The Davidson County Election Commission voted Thursday in...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has fired women's basketball coach Holly Warlick after a season in which the Lady Vols barely kept their NCAA Tournament streak alive and then promptly lost in...
Todd Helton cited on DUI charge, enters treatment center
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former All-Star first baseman Todd Helton has received a misdemeanor citation on a charge of driving under the influence after getting involved in a one-car...
Tennessee’s Grant Williams named AP SEC player of year
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee forward Grant Williams is the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference player of the year and Mississippi's Kermit Davis is coach of the year.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt knows the problems new offensive coordinator Jim Chaney can cause an opposing defense since the two men faced off on college football's...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The defense lawyer for a woman convicted of conspiracy in a truck stop rebate scam says she deserves a new trial.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say two people have been shot by a Tennessee sheriff's deputy during a confrontation at a gas station.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari would love to have Reid Travis hounding players at Tennessee on Saturday, but he suspects that won't be the case.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee death row inmate has been denied a new trial in a couple's 2007 killings.
News outlets report 37-year-old Lemaricus Davidson was denied his bid for...
Kentucky, Tennessee meet again in top 10 showdown
Here are a few things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week:
GAME OF THE WEEKEND
No. 4 Kentucky at No. 7 Tennessee: Kentucky (24-4, 13-2 SEC) and Tennessee (25-3...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mariella Fasoula had 19 points and nine rebounds and Vanderbilt won in Knoxville for the first time in program history, beating Tennessee 76-69 on Thursday...
Tennessee sinkhole eats half of road, may cost over $100K
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A sinkhole 30-feet deep and nearly as broad swallowed half a roadway in Knox County, Tennessee, and a county official says repairing it could cost more than...
Gay Methodist on 600-mile prayer journey before LGBTQ vote
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Helen Ryde is a devout, gay United Methodist on a 600-mile personal prayer journey.
Her trip across four states comes days before United Methodists from around the...
Workers sue US immigration authorities over Tennessee raid
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Seven Latino workers are suing federal immigration authorities over a raid at an eastern Tennessee meatpacking plant that ended in the arrests of about 100...
4 ex-Pilot Flying J workers get probation in fraud plot
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Four former account representatives from nation's largest fuel retailer will serve probation for their roles in a plot to cheat trucking companies.
Lawmakers once again turn attention to UT’s Sex Week
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee could do more to address concerns raised by conservative lawmakers surrounding a student-led program known as Sex Week, a new state comptroller...
Tennessee man changed wedding plans to compete on ‘Survivor’
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Much of East Tennessee native Gavin Whitson's life has revolved around the opportunity to compete on "Survivor."
The 23-year-old native of Erwin, Tennessee, has watched the show since its first season and began sending in audition tapes at 18, the minimum age for "Survivor" castaways.
"I would make different email addresses just so I could send in more tapes," said Whitson. "I was doing everything I could."
3-year-old boy is 3rd death in Tenn. hotel pool in 4 years
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a 3-year-old boy found unconscious in a hotel pool has died, the third such death at the pool in the past four years.
Knoxville police say in a Facebook post Raymond Whitlock died at a hospital Sunday. He was found Saturday in the indoor pool at the Quality Inn and Suites West Waterpark.
Congressmen press utility for answers on coal ash cleanup
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee congressmen wrote a letter to the head of the Tennessee Valley Authority on Thursday, seeking answers to questions about the cleanup of a massive coal ash spill.
No. 1 Tennessee beats Missouri 72-60 for 17th straight win
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has matched the longest winning streak of Rick Barnes' 32-year head coaching career.
Admiral Schofield and Grant Williams scored 13 points each as the top-ranked Volunteers defeated Missouri 72-60 on Tuesday night to earn their 17th straight victory, extending a school record. Barnes' only other 17-game winning streak came in 2009-10 at Texas.
Police: Tennessee man threw cigarette trash can at firetruck
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police say a Tennessee man threw a container for disposing of cigarette butts at a firetruck, disabling the vehicle while it was responding to an emergency call.
Knoxville police say they arrested 42-year-old Jeremy Wynn on Sunday on charges of vandalism, reckless endangerment and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Addison Trail 63, Elmhurst Timothy Christian 61
Altamont 55, North Clay 46
Alton 73, Belleville East 51
Athens 84, Hartsburg-Emden 38
Bloomington 70, Decatur MacArthur 51
Bloomington Central Catholic 69, Normal University 61
Man convicted of biting off end of Tennessee officer’s thumb
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Bloods gang member who claims to be a "sovereign citizen" has been convicted of biting off the end of a Tennessee police officer's thumb.
On Friday, Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen announced that a jury convicted 30-year-old Alexander Ray Johnson of aggravated assault, punishable by three to six years in prison, and two assault counts.
Gov. Cuomo shrugs off bishops’ calls for his excommunication
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday shrugged off criticism and even calls from Roman Catholic leaders for his excommunication from the church over his support of a new state abortion law.
Saying he is duty-bound to separate his religious views from his work as governor, Cuomo, a Democrat, defended his support for the state's Reproductive Health Act, which he signed last week. The bill mostly codifies abortion rights protected in Roe v. Wade and other federal abortion rulings.
SmarFinancial: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ SmartFinancial Inc. (SMBK) on Wednesday reported net income of $6.4 million in its fourth quarter.
The Knoxville, Tennessee-based bank said it had earnings of 47 cents per share.
The bank holding company posted revenue of $28.5 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $23.1 million, exceeding Street forecasts.
For the year, the company reported profit of $18.1 million, or $1.43 per share. Revenue was reported as $83.2 million.
Sheriff: Police shot man driving toward officers
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say police in Tennessee fatally shot a motorist who was driving toward officers.
The Knoxville News Sentinel cited a statement from the Knox County Sheriff's Office that says a Knoxville police officer shot 30-year-old Jason C. Minnick of Clinton in the parking lot of an apartment complex.
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Abingdon 50, Knoxville 43
Aledo (Mercer County) 89, Cambridge-Alwood 80
Algonquin (Jacobs) 64, Crystal Lake Central 57
Altamont 69, Beecher City/Cowden Herrick (BK ONLY) 25
Andrew 72, Stagg 70, 2OT
Argenta-Oreana 51, ALAH 44
Assumption, Davenport, Iowa 59, Rock Island Alleman 44
Athens 58, Midwest Central 45
Aurora (West Aurora) 67, Elgin 39
Aurora Christian 54, IC Catholic 46
Aurora Math-Science 57, Christian Liberty Academy 38